Charlie Haden

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Charlie Haden
Background information
Birth name Charles Edward Haden
Born August 6, 1937(1937-08-06)
Shenandoah, Iowa, United States
Died July 11, 2014(2014-07-11) (aged 76)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Free jazz, mainstream jazz, post-bop, hard bop, folk-jazz
Occupations Double bassist, composer
Instruments Double bass
Years active 1957–2014
Associated acts Ornette Coleman, Pat Metheny, Paul Motian, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Alice Coltrane
Website www.charliehadenmusic.com

Charles Edward "Charlie" Haden (August 6, 1937 – July 11, 2014) was an American jazz double bass player. He was known for his long association with saxophonist Ornette Coleman, pianist Keith Jarrett, and his Liberation Music Orchestra, a group he co-led with pianist Carla Bley.

Haden died in Los Angeles on July 11, 2014 after complications from polio, aged 76.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Peteer Hum "RIP, Charlie Haden", Ottawa Citizen, 2014

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